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Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm EST
aliens out to destroy the fabric of america and show them the commercials and said if we don't get what we want millions of dollars could be spent on commercials just like this. they got what they wanted to give him money. the idea this is not correct team from anthony kennedy was on a different planet in a different universe than the real world of what we face. so there's all of that to do with the marketing model legislation written basically by a signature is biggest plugged right in. it's the gilded age brought up to the 21st century and nothing that we want. i was psyched to find places where i can take issue with tom. so i want to address the question, even if this question. i actually don't believe the right-wing represents the republican party. we have survey after survey that shows a range of issues self identified republicans do not take the same positions. the tea party consists of older voters who have no clue what the right budget would do on an entitlement program they don't want test for themselves, just for others. so it's not clear to me to supplant necessarily the the
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
in asia and africa and the americas. and increasing the funding for the uk by over 25% a year. so they can help more firms build the capacity of overseas british chambers and maintain our country's position as the number one destination in europe for foreign investment. we are launching a new 1.5 billion pounds export finance facility to support the purchase of british export. [cheers] third, we are addressing the credit problems of companies we are providing it with 1 billion pounds of extra capital which will leave her either planning to help small firms and bring together existing ones. fourth, we are going to cut business taxes go further. let me tell you how. the temporary doubling of the small business rate relief scheme helps the small firms were 350,000 firms paying pay no right at all. the last government, we will end it in 2011, we have already extended its next april. and i extended by a further year to april 2014. we also confirmed the tax relief for our employees and shareholders. the energy bills provide renewable energy and we publish our gas strategy today to make
CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 11:00pm EST
that. we've actually made strides forward in reducing in america, despite some of the increases over the past several years. over the long-term, the rates of drug use among young people today are far lower than they were 30 years ago. we have to continue a downward trend that may have to work on that very hard and we have some troubling signs as dr. volkow mentioned. we have to educate people, young people about the risks associated drug use and just as we actually educated people about the harms of tobacco in the dangers of alcohol and impaired driving, that information needs to be communicated, not in a threatening way and not in a scare tactic way companies to be communicated in a directory that parents and others, other adult influences as we like to call them that can provide that kind of leadership. as the president has noted, we successfully changed attitudes regarding and alcohol impaired driving and we very much can be the same when it comes to drugs. we recognize the impact drug use has on this country into minneapolis have been touched by an overdose. features that ha
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm EST
president, a person who is going to change the direction and the course of america. you can't just dupe this piecemeal. you have to take the whole thing, go for the health care bill to go down in history as the first president to pass a national health care bill. he listens to valerie and michelle and not to rahm emanuel. this was the beginning of emanuel's erosion of power because it was one of several examples in which the president listened to the ideology of valerie jarrett rather than the pragmatic good vice of rahm emanuel. ultimately, from emanuel was forced out of the white house by michelle and valerie jarrett into the stay he resents that. >> edward klein, what are your politics? are you conservative? >> i think i would describe myself as someone who is right of center. the if that makes me conservative, then i am a conservative. i'm certainly not a liberal. my training as a reporter is to let the facts speak for themselves but i do have a sense that this country has been drifting in the wrong direction and that it ought to be righted if you will, using that word right in the
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2012 11:00pm EST
is because of the changing face of america. all right? forty or 50 years ago, there was predominantly a black-and-white country. and you have a lot of people who had only recently been discriminated against. we have been living under a jim crow system. now, we are talking about those born in 1994. it doesn't seem like very long ago. that's 34 years after the 1964 civil rights act. according to the latest census, one in four americans describe themselves as being something other than black. african-americans are not the largest minority group anymore. they have not been for a while. latinos are a larger minority group. neither one of them is the fastest growing racial minority group. the fastest growing one is asian american. white americans are growing only had a 5.7% rate. another rapidly growing group of people like our president. who could check more than one box in the race and ethnicity section of their questionnaire. it seems to me that we cannot have a legal regime that sorts people according to their skin color and what country their ancestors came from. and treat some people
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 11:00pm EST
coverage again. but i do have one comment. only in america can this be considered a right and getting access to health and health care as underprivileged. until we see this as they write, many of the reforms that we are going to talk about today may be very difficult to achieve. so the good news is -- the good news is that the conversation on health care has expanded quality and safety. americans are increasingly aware that the quality of the care they receive is not what it should be, especially considering how much we pay for. and they are getting a glimmer of understanding that hospitals, they are not necessarily very safe places to be. doctor marty makary's book is an excellent example. an industry can't be productive until it is efficient. we are in the dark age when it comes to basic industrial efficiency. why has this been so slow to impact the lowering the cost? why has this been such a neglected thing in health care policy? other sectors of the economy have streamlined the process using systems like the toyota production system, which helped make toyota one of the mos
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 11:00pm EST
eastern europe based. i also think america played an important role -- should play a role in this. write your voice has been largely muted by her tunnel visions, by someway we can do this in our government and outside of government falsified. the main argument is it is upon us and more is coming. more changes coming. some of that likud islamist forces will need to figure out how to best use their power to shape and influence. >> thank you very much. i'm to run. extra bonus points if you can wait that hamon cheese eating islamist line america. >> a couple of closing points. first, we can collectively -- maybe i'll just say myself, generally with project a certain bigotry of low expect nations on muslims in the arab cultural world, which is those of us who are various religious faiths here know the extent to which we practice our faith in how faithful we are to this or that religious prescription. do we know that we fall pretty darn sure, but we think muslims, they'll pray five times a day. it never touched a scotch. every commandment that is in islam and of course they all submit to the w
CSPAN
Dec 21, 2012 11:00pm EST
. when america was plunged into the crucible of world war ii, nowhere was the attack on pearl harbor mark keenly felt than in the japanese-american community. it's difficult today to recall the full intensity of fear, confusion, suspicion, a recrimination, even hatred that emerged in the days and weeks and months following the surprise attack 71 years ago. despite the clear injustice and addicting and relocating so many of the japanese community from the second generation americans and history demanded the right to defend this country in time of war like other american citizens into our country's credit, their voices were heard, beating to the creation of on the cnn commanding officers, courage, prowess in battle, trust in one another in determination meet these units legendary. the hundredth of the hundred and from terry battalion before regimental combat team, the military intelligence services, mis. these are not just good unit were unique because of ethnic homogeneity. they were premier fighting units among the best in u.s. history. soldiers of the 442nd regimental combat team se
CSPAN
Dec 14, 2012 11:00pm EST
and south america signally to u.s. financial institutions they will have to start treating to avoid cftc swap dealer registrations. approach may also encourage foreign break theaters to be similarly expansive as they crossed the regulatory reform machines. second, the cftc's definition of u.s. persons that dictates registration and application of title vii requirements is overly broad and at times they hurt as a result, market participants do not know whether they or their counterparties are or are not u.s. persons and cannot make informed business planes. in addition, the breadth of the definition makes it nearly certain that some market participants will be the u.s. person for the purpose of u.s. regulation and media person, causing unnecessary overlap and potential regulation. third, regarding sequencing, the cftc is chosen to finalize the title vii rules and require compliance with them before specifying. as a result, market participants be significant uncertainty as to oppose me apply. in contrast, the sec recognizes the need to finalize the cross-border application of its rule
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 11:00pm EST
hearing. people in america know far too little about what is going on in congo, and as you pointed out earlier, plus million people have died. and as we speak, people people's lives are being taken from them with this terrible rebellious m23. they do so much, this hearing is adjourned. [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> coming up on c-span2, the senate banking committee looks into potential changes in providing housing assistance to low income renters. an update on planning for next month's presidential inauguration. any discussion about serious ongoing civil war. >> wednesday on "washington journal", caucus chairman john larson talks about ongoing negotiations of the so-called booklet are you then we will hear from the associated press on how congressional leaders plan to handle social security as part of the fiscal cliff talks. later, more on the role of social security would the aarp and david john of the heritage foundation. "washington journal" is live every day at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. an official with the department of hou
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 11:00pm EST
are, what we do is a country, and it's what truly gives the meeting to the united states of america. thank you. >> thank you so much. all of our speakers have been extraordinary, and i no -- i am going to, with your permission, include a lot of these photographs in our records. okay. okay. and our last senator to speak before we head to our house colleagues will be senator blumenthal from connecticut. we are so delighted that you could be here. go right ahead. >> thank you very much. i want to thank you and ranking member and half for today's hearing. my colleagues to have stated so eloquently what happened in new york and new jersey, connecticut , share their faith although the lack -- national media coverage may give the impression that connecticut's damage was more a footnote to the main story. in fact, the destruction and damage in connecticut was every bit as real, and the pockets of destruction as pervasive as elsewhere, and i think many of the lessons learned the you heard here form a pattern that we need to invest now or pay later. there are measures that we can take now to
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 11:00pm EST
and puts america at, ceos, through prices plummeted. by the way, that market has come back in that volatility and market a something that is perhaps of concern to the public. but when it is involving his people's homes, of course that involves families, wealth creation, both destruction and it goes further to issue the facility of time and mic democracy if we destroy well. it also has implications for the financial system because housing or backed by housing is the financial systems depend on. it's exactly what happened. so to counter that is the role they should play and should play. taken in quite a different direction, implementation of that means that fha did not and should not have attempted to compete with the private sector when it's put out loans in 2005, six and seven. at that point, the fha market share plummeted. there were some recommendations that will be fha needs to keep its market share. why doesn't intend to compete? that's exactly what it needed to not do to protect itself and future borrowers. that's it that they what it did do. on the other hand, warren buffett
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 11:00pm EST
americans. .. there would be a change in mr. dsm point, that that might affect america. as the senate are not aware that any change to the treaty in order to go into effect and has any impact on the united states would require the nascent consent? without the advice and consent of the senate, no change could possibly impact united states. >> outhouses the bureaucrats running the program would have clarification word is otherwise vague. the point i am making here is we don't really need to do that when we have her hearing. i understand there's a difference of opinion on this and a lot of motion. i found this morning's roll call magazine, all the people find appeared with the distinguished senator from massachusetts. it doesn't say anything in the articles that certainly attacks the emotions of individuals. so yes, i am not satisfied they would not interfere and do their clarification to change the intent. >> we've taken care of our problem here. >> the mr. president, it's important in this kind of debate as to make a judgment as senators that we base our judgment on facts than on the r
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 11:00pm EST
america attack. so there were some ramifications just in the air hearing this. >> yeah, i mean ohio was discussed that they had a controversy del foot o id -- photo i.d. law. nothing changed from the previous elections, and where we had some people scratching their heads and asking questions about early voting because early voting in ohio is done the same with aretas by mail or in person. it's the same five fields that's what you do. and we got inundated with calls and i got e-mails and phone calls personally that said supportive elections didn't ask me. they are not doing their jobs. well, with early voting you don't have to present a form of identification. that's only on election day. you write that down so there is a lot of confusion about what the rules are. but if you look at the facts on the voter turnout in ohio, we had a record early vote turnout by 1.8 million, about 100,000 more than in 2008. but our overall turnout when you had it in the election day is about 100,000 less. so it's not for lack of information when you are in ohio, it's a lack of good information that's th
CSPAN
Dec 20, 2012 11:00pm EST
sure this doesn't happen again? >> senator, as someone whose spent a lot of time in corporate america as well, plenty stove piping that goes on there too as you're well aware. we have to learn from this. we have to hold people accountable, which we're doing, and we have to change processes to make sure that we're getting it right. we are going to relook at them from how we make our decisions relating to security decisions, how the bureau reactses to that, who is making decisions, and we have to embrace this and hold ourselves accountable. secretary clinton made it very clear to us that we're accountable for executing these recommendations, and we're going to have to learn from this quickly and get to the bottom of the answers that are set up as it relates to the specific tasks laid out for all of us to look at. >> thank you, mr. chairman, in the interest of time, i'll cease questions. >> thank you. as we conclude, this is a good process, not a fun process. it's not meant to be, but it is open, accountability, impressed by the directness and professionalism of the report deliveredded t
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 11:00pm EST
america. here we have two chinese immigrant families representing america. it's hard to imagine it in reverse from the chinese side. but then they are not in the great society. >> do they take it as an honor? >> and deep. as ambassador locke mentioned they want to claim him and steve chu as part of the greater chinese community when they start talking about human rights or disagree with him on climate change. but nonetheless it's an amazing moments in american history. >> you went over there just before or just after the big confrontation in august of 2011 over the debt crisis here and there is so much concern whether china would continue to surface our debts and by our investment, treasury bond. i was just wondering, what is the mayor theo up our political system is working and whether our economy, whether we are a worthy partner i guess. >> abuse in the top chinese government leaders as they have great confidence in the economy and know how strong it is. they've made statements to the south american leaders that have gone all the way from vice president titan and even then vice pres
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
the november jobs report and a discussion about public health in america with national institute of allergy director. washington journal begins live each morning, 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> we have had these explosions of knowledge in medicine but we have not coordinated care, and all these services we have end up having so many cracks that the cracks are as harmful as the diseases that we're treating, and you got to step back and ask, are we hurting people overall? on a global level, what are we doing sometimes? and of course, now we've got these reports saying, 30% of everything we do may not be necessary in healthcare? when we step back 30% of all the medications we prescribe, the tests we order, the procedures, this is something i think which is for the first time really being called out as a problem. >> dysfunction in the u.s. health care name. by unaccountable" on c-span 2. >> writer institute. i think a writer's institute is very important within the culture. we are a culture of words, of voices, words are key to our imagination, our capacity to envision things. we ourse
CSPAN
Dec 13, 2012 11:00pm EST
why we want the most densely populated cities in america. more than new york city. were proud to be one of the most walkable communities in the country we ranked number one in per capita use of public transportation for commuting. for a vibrant urban community filled with hundreds of boutiques, restaurants and outdoor cafÉs. with hurricane cindy was devastating for hoboken. for the first time in history the hudson river spilled into hoboken from the north and the south and western half of her city was flooded. our community center, public works, grouch, three of our four firehouses in 1700 homes were flooded. we estimate the total damage to our community of well over $109. thankfully her main street, washington street did not flood and is again open for business. hundreds of businesses located off her main street were severely flooded. even businesses that did not flood have been severely impacted by one of our principal means of transportation to new york, the past train was flooded has not been restored. many businesses reported 60% reduction in business due to the difficulty of
CSPAN
Dec 12, 2012 11:00pm EST
states of america. she's alive here today, married and living in an american citizen. so what did olympia snowe do? she saved jobs and she saved lives, and i'm proud to be par part -- work with her. and we're going to miss her. and then there's my good friend, kay bailey hutchison, who's just come to the floor. and i'm glad she's going to be here to hear what i've got to say about her. i hold her in such enormous high esteem. now, senator kay bailey hutchison is known for her competence, her strong character, and being an outstanding champion for texas, an advocate for women, and a real patriot, dedicated to serving our nation. i, too, know her as a dear friend, someone deeply committed to creating that zone of civility among the women of the senate. when senator hutchison arrived in the senate in 1983, this is -- there were -- there were prickly politics beginning to emerge. she had come from the texas legislature and knew the dynamics of a rum and tumble legislative -- a rough and tumble legislative body. but as we worked together on something called the homemaker ira, we said,
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